Changes are headed to the Senate version of a bill that would launch education savings accounts in Tennessee.
Sen. Dolores Gresham, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, said there hasn’t been consensus yet in the Senate on its version of the education savings account legislation.
The measure would provide taxpayer money to parents so they could choose other educational options, such as private school or other education-related expenses.
“We have lots of ideas,” said Gresham, R-Somerville, adding that the Senate as a whole agrees on bringing the program to the state. “There are a number of issues that haven’t been addressed completely.”
The Senate Education Committee is scheduled to take up the legislation Wednesday.
Since Gov. Bill Lee publicly announced his education savings account plan